Peace Corps Timor Leste – Back-up Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) – CD: Open until filled


Vacancy Announcement


Back-up Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO)


Medical Unit


Peace Corps Timor-Leste Office Rua Nu’u Laran No. 12 Bairro Dos Grilhos, Dili

Reports to

Country Director

Total work hours

The Back-up PCMO will work two weekends a month and during PCMO’s scheduled leave and annual conference


Negotiable, dependent on experience and salary history

Closing date

Open until filled, apply by 14 October 2016 for primary consideration

Duties include but are not limited to:

•      Routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with Peace Corps medical guidelines; referral to outside medical consultants or facilities.

•      Individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems.

•      Treatment or counseling will be conducted by phone, at site, or at the Peace Corps Health Unit as applicable.

•      Available around-the-clock by telephone (Peace Corps medical duty phone).

•      Assist with medical related administrative duties in cooperation with the Peace Corps Medical Assistant.


Qualifications and requirements:

•      Current license to practice.

•      At least 3 years’ experience in a professional practice, hospital or clinic setting.

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered:

  1. A resume or C.V. that includes:

·         Professional positions held, identifying duties, responsibilities, dates of employment and reason for leaving

·         Education and training, identifying universities attended, dates of attendance, degrees and diplomas.

·         Professional licenses, certificates, registrations

·         An accounting for periods of unemployment longer than three months

  1. One reference letter from a clinical colleague
  1. Photocopies of:

·         Academic diplomas.  Please note, in addition to a copy of the academic diploma, the applicant must submit an official academic transcript and curriculum.

·         Professional licenses.  If the license does not have an expiration date, written confirmation must be submitted directly from the issuing authority.

·         Certificates of all post graduate training, internships, residencies, fellowships

·         Professional registrations

Application Instructions:

Important! Applicants must clearly describe or demonstrate how they meet each of the mandatory qualifications in English.   Applicants who do not specify how they meet the qualifications and their fit with the position in the cover letter will not be considered for an interview.  Qualified and interested candidates should send the cover letter with their CV to Please state the position title in the subject line:  PCMO Back-up Provider.

The Peace Corps is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or personal visits related to this vacancy will be accepted. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

One thought on “Peace Corps Timor Leste – Back-up Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) – CD: Open until filled

  1. i,m a doctor/general practice, now i working at one private clinic in Dili,.. before, I would like to know the information about the recruitment, its possible work only on weekends? because right now I’m still working in a clinic. thanks for your attention

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